34 Days by Anita Waller

 

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There’s very little I can say about the specifics of this book, since the blurb gives only the broadest overview.  I don’t want to spoil anything, so this is going to be a tricky review to write… but I’ll do my best to entice your reading appetite.

The morning of their 35th anniversary, Anna left her husband, Ray, who is an abusive, controlling man. Days later, she is stunned when someone close to her confides a shocking secret about Ray.  Anna finds herself swept away by a force she can’t control, knowing it will change the lives of everyone she loves, but is utterly powerless to prevent what’s coming.

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The House Swap by Rebecca Fleet

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Caroline and her husband, Francis, have agreed to a house swap, staying in someone else’s home for a week, while that person stays at their place. Their marriage, once rife with problems, is still on somewhat fragile ground, and they need this time together, a chance to reconnect. Caroline is alarmed when she starts noticing sinister reminders of a painful time in her life, and becomes convinced that the person they’ve swapped houses with is someone she knows—someone she’s been trying very hard to forget.

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My Days: Happy and Otherwise by Marion Ross

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Marion Ross said she would never write a book about her life. Luckily for fans, she had a change of heart about that. In My Days: Happy and Otherwise, Ross shares stories about her life and six decade career acting in film in television. Continue reading

Shunned: How I Lost my Religion and Found Myself by Linda A. Curtis

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Linda Curtis was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, and everyone she loved—her friends, her family—shared her faith, as did the man she eventually married. She belief was strong until she was in her early thirties, when doubts crept in and she begins to question everything she’d ever believed to be true. Over time, Linda’s questions grew, and her faith in the teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses faded. Much to the dismay of her husband, friends, and family Linda chose to leave the religion, as well as her marriage—which resulted with her being shunned by everyone she cared about. Despite the pain of her severed relationships, Linda stayed firm in her decision, and set out to discover life anew, free of the limitations imposed by her former religion. Continue reading

The Feed: A Novel by Nick Clark Windo

The Feed connected the world, making everything instantly accessible in your mind, thanks to an implant. The implant gave people immediate access to news, social media, and communication. Even memories could be stored for later access. Turning off your feed and “going slow”—  living in the moment and talking aloud—  wasn’t easy. The Feed was addictive, and once you had it, you never wanted to be without it. So it’s no surprise that when the Feed collapsed, the world collapsed right along with it. Continue reading